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You can obtain a license at the Dog Wardens Office, 1230 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, Ohio, or the Auditors Office, Mahoning County Court House, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Other agencies are also available throughout the County. Phone our office at 740-2205 for a complete listing.
Emotional support dogs and Therapy dogs are NOT eligible for Service Dog tags.
All service tag applications and licenses are processed through the Mahoning County Dog Warden. A license can be obtained by completing this application and can be brought to the Dog Warden’s office in person or it can be mailed. The Dog Warden’s address is 1230 N Meridian Rd # B, Youngstown, OH 44509.
The service dog application is permanent and free of charge. Before applying to ensure you qualify for this license, please make sure to read the Ohio Revised Code section 955.011 on service animals and the ADA policy on the differences between service animals and emotional support animals—those are included in the application document to review. Mahoning County will not issue a service dog license for an emotional support dog. Emotional support dogs must be licensed annually with the standard $20 fee.”
You need to obtain a license every year. All dogs 3 months of age and older must be licensed each year by February 29. Dogs acquired after February 29 must be licensed immediately to avoid penalties.
It's also dangerous for your dog to ran at large. Dogs are no match for cars. The dog owner is held responsible for both personal injury and property damage done by their dog. Back to the Dog Warden Page